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BLSA presents "Choosing Your Path – Litigation vs. Transactional"

Sponsored by BLSA, this event on May 14, 2012, featured attorneys from Paul Hastings, LLP, discussing the details of and differences between litigation and transactional law practices and share their thoughts on steps students can take to figure out which path is right for them. 


58:17 minutes (53.37 MB)

Diverse Attorneys Career Panel

This Diversity Month event, recorded on January 13, 2011, featured lawyers from ethnic minority groups who spoke to students about working in different areas of law. Lawyers from government, academia, public interest, traditional law firm, non-traditional law firms were invited. Speakers included Harpreet Chahal, Glenn McKeon, and Oscar Alcantara.


53:30 minutes (48.99 MB)

BLSA presents Charlotte Walker-Said, "The HIV/AIDS Crisis in Africa and the Creation of 'Diseased Minorities'"

Charlotte Walker-Said is a Human Rights Lecturer at the University of Chicago and an African historian by training. Recently, her research has focused on gender, religion, governance, and economic expansion in West and Equatorial Africa.


60:07 minutes (55.05 MB)

Neighbors and BLSA present "How to Fix Our Schools"

Neighbors and BLSA hosted a panel on public education on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  The following questions are a sample of the issues discussed:
  • What does law have to do with education/education reform?
  • What is currently the biggest opportunity and the biggest obstacle in working with labor management?


61:19 minutes (56.14 MB)

Neighbors and BLSA present "How to Fix Our Schools"

Date: 
11.08.2011
Location: 
Law School, Room III
Neighbors and BLSA will be hosting a panel on public education on Tuesday, November 8.  The following questions are a sample of the issues that will be discussed:
 
  • What does law have to do with education/education reform?
Faculty: 
Emily Buss

BLSA's Canned Food Drive

Date: 
10.26.2011 - 10.29.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

The Salem House Food Pantry
of the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

We REALLY need your help. An unprecedented number of families are visiting the pantry this season. While you are enjoying fall study break, please consider buying a few cans of food for families in need. 

BLSA presents "Earl B. Dickerson: Legal Luminary; Hyde Park Legend"

Date: 
10.21.2011
Location: 
Room I

BLSA celebrates Earl B. Dickerson week at the Law School by bringing in Dr. Christopher Manning from Loyola University Chicago to speak about the man, his career, and his impact.

Law Students for Reproductive Justice & BLSA present "Teenage Pregnancy and Sexuality Education in Chicago"

Date: 
10.18.2011
Location: 
Room B

Dr. Melissa Gilliam, University of Chicago Medical School Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics

BLSA Presents "Bar Associations 101"

This panel of Chicago attorneys from the Black Women Lawyer's Association was recorded on April 14, 2011, and sponsored bt the Black Law Students Association. Participants included:

  • Mary Melchor
  • Ngozi C. Okorafor
  • Josie Gough
  • Jamila Covington 


62:30 minutes (57.22 MB)

BLSA Presents "Choose Your Path - Litigation vs. Transactional Practice"

This panel, recorded on April 7, 2011, was sponsored by the Black Law Students Association and featured four Paul Hastings attorneys. Prof. Randolph Stone was the moderator.


54:37 minutes (50 MB)
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